Nua Homecare – Social Care Workers

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Company Name

Nua Homecare

Job Hours

Full Time

Target Discipline

Medical and Healthcare

Contact Name

Contact: Sharon or Olivia at Nua Healthcare Homecare on- 045-856592 . E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]

Company Address

Currently recruiting in the following areas: South Dublin, North Dublin, Dublin West, Kildare, Laois, Wicklow

Operating Sector

Healthcare and Medical

Qualification Level

Honours Degree

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a number of Social Care Workers to join our growing Outreach and Community team at Nua Homecare. The purpose of the roles is to support individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Asperger’s Syndrome/Autistic Spectrum Disorder within their own homes and communities. These challenging roles require particular flexibility to appropriately support people and their families.

Key duties associated with the role

Support people who use the service

* Promote and nurture person centered planning using key worker systems and shared goal setting, maintaining confidentiality at all times

* Identify supports and work in partnership with the individual, their family and other supports as outlined within individual plans

Skills required

* Working with Individuals on the ASD spectrum

* Experience of using PEC’s

* Experience working with Challenging Behaviour

Desirable Criteria for Applicants

* A Third Level Qualification relevant to the human services sector – e.g. Applied Social Studies in Social Care – Childcare/ECCE qualifications are preferable

* Experience of report writing

* Flexible and adaptable nature

* Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

* Applicants for this position must have a Full Clean Driver’s License and be available to work afternoons and weekends

* Experience in a service for individuals with Autism, Intellectual Disabilities and/or Mental Health

Further Desirable Training

* Children’s First

* Basic First Aid

* Manual/Patient Handling

How To Apply

CV and covering letter by email